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Gender Discrimination

Jan 31, 2019

EEOC Is Up and Running after the Shutdown, Reporting on Settlements and New Litigation Involving Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

With the partial shutdown of the federal government, the EEOC was essentially closed, offering limited services.  Time to file a charge of discrimination was not extended and individuals who were within 30 days of the deadlines for filing were instructed to do so via hard copy, as the on-line portal was unavailable.  » Read More

Oct 26, 2018

New Definition of “Sex” Eliminates Protection for Transgender Individuals

The Trump Administration is challenging the rights of transgender individuals with its proposal to eliminate federal protection under Title IX.  According to a memo obtained by the New York Times, the Department of Health and Human Services is in the process of implementing a uniform definition of sex that would not protect transgender students. » Read More

Sep 18, 2015

You Can Split 7s, But Don’t Double Down on Dessert

A court of appeals in New Jersey has upheld a lower court’s ruling that Borgata Hotel and Casino can impose weight restrictions on its “Borgata Babes.” The court case arose when a number of female “babes” brought a cause of action claiming that the policy constituted gender discrimination. » Read More